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Pamela Steele's Books

Greasewood Creek
Nov.08.2011
Avery is no stranger to the weight of loss, the way it shapes and defines the expanse of a life. The death of her sister, when Avery was just a child herself, engulfed her and her family—a mother driven mad, a father who disappeared, and all the while, neighbors and friends ignoring and surviving. The loss shades Avery’s full being, becoming a deep part of her past and her...
Paper Bird
Sep.01.2007
Paper Bird is  my first full-length book of poetry, though I previously published a chapbook of poems, Other Rivers, Distant Songs (Spring Tree Press, 1997).   "Steele transforms the ordinary--cupping moments like sourcce of light in the palms of her hands. Here, she says, see beyond our time here. Paper Bird is a luminous collection of poems. Honest...